Tashi Lama

Tashi Lama

[tah-shee lah-muh]
noun
any of a succession of Tibetan monks and spiritual leaders, second in importance only to the Dalai Lama.
Also called Bainquen Lama, Panchen Lama, Panchen Rimpoche.


Origin:
after Tashi (Lumpo) name of monastery of which this Lama is abbot

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Tashi Lama (ˈtɑːʃɪ ˈlɑːmə)
 
n
another name for the Panchen Lama
 
[from Tashi (Lumpo), the name of the Tibetan monastery over which this Lama presides]

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